Office of Student Life

Buckeye Careers

Information for Employers

The 2022 Career and Internship Fair will be two days, in-person at the Ohio State Ohio Union and virtual on Handshake: 

Tuesday, September 13, 2022 from 1 - 5 p.m. EST (in-person)

Wednesday, September 14, 2022 2 - 6 p.m. EST (via Handshake)

General registration for employers will open on Tuesday, July 12 at 8 a.m. EST and will close on Friday, August 26 at 6 p.m. EST.

The Ohio State University Fall Career and Internship Fair is a must-attend event for employers seeking to recruit diverse talent from a variety of academic backgrounds. This campus-wide virtual career fair is open to all Ohio State students and recent alumni across all majors, graduate programs and degree levels.  We welcome employers from any industry. Employers must intend to recruit for positions that meet our general recruiting policies in order to participate in the event. Employers must also create or update their Handshake profile. Our guidelines and tips, as well as the employer benefits to using Handshake, are listed online.Please reach out to Tara Nord at careerfairs@osu.edu with any questions.

 

 Career Fair Rates for 2022:

 

Corporate 1 (>50 employees)

In-Person Only

650.00

Virtual Only

150.00

Combined

695.00

Corporate 2 (<50 employees)

In-Person Only

250.00

Virtual Only

150.00

Combined

285.00

Non-Profit and Government

In-Person Only

50.00

Virtual Only

25.00

Combined

50.00

 

The in-person fair platform will allow you to connect with students of all majors and degree levels looking for their internship or job opportunity

Fee's include two (2) represenatives at your booth.

You may bring up to two (2) addtional reps at your booth for an addtional fee:

  • Non-Profit and Government is $25.00 per rep.
  • Corporate is $50.00 per rep.

You may purchase an extra booth which also includes 2 extra reps for an addtional fee:

  • $650.00 for Corporate 1 (>50 employees).
  • $250.00 for Corporate 2 (<50 employees).
  • Please note, there is a limited number of extra booths avilable.

The Handshake virtual career fair platform will give you the opportunity to:  

  • Engage in video, audio and text-based chat communication with students. 
  • Host 3 group meetings per day with up to 50 students each. 
  • Conduct 10-minute 1:1 student meetings scheduled in advance or after a group session.
  • Share your organization's values and documentation with students in advance of the event.
  • Each company or organization may have up to 100 representatives, free of charge.

To learn more these features, check out Handshake’s complete guide to virtual fairs.

 

Sponsorship Tiers

Buckeye Careers is excited to offer three new sponsorship tiers for the 2022-2023 academic year. Reach out to Jennifer Chilman if you are interested in learning more about becoming a partner this year!

  

If you require an accommodation such as live captioning or interpretation to participate in this event, please contact Tara Nord at careerfairs@osu.edu. Requests made two weeks before the event will generally allow us to provide seamless access, but the university will make every effort to meet requests made after this date.

If you have a disability and rely on a screen reader or the keyboard for access to your computer you will experience difficulty using Handshake. As the university works with Handshake to improve accessibility, please contact handshake@osu.edu for assistance in navigating and using this application. A member of our team will respond within 2 business days to assist you.